Christmas Awards 2011

Tuesday, 18 November 2008



Our reviewers have chosen some of their favourite books of the year. Readers can nominate the books they liked best from the list below and email in to vote for them. You have until midnight December 1st to get your vote in for your favourite!

The author of the book that receives the most votes will receive a small gift from Red Roses For Authors. There are two awards, one for longer books and one for short.
One email voter will receive the prize of an ebook.

Please send your emails to

The nominees for the main award are:

A Dangerous Charade by Anne Barbour/publisher Robert Hale
Adam Loveday by Kate Tremayne/publisher Headline
Mis Staked by J Morgan/publisher Champagne Books
Hide and Seek by Sandra Wilson /publisher Robert Hale
Infidelity by Debbie Gould/ publisher Red Rose Publishing
Witch’s Heart/Tabitha Shay/ publisher Eternal Press
The Touchstone by Pamela Kavanagh/publisher Robert Hale
The Dangerous Mr Ryder by Louise Allen/ publisher Mills & Boon
Before The Storm by Judith Lennox /publisher Headline
The King’s Daughter by MC Halliday/ publisher Samhain
The Paradise Will by Elizabeth Hanbury/ publisher Robert Hale
Dragon’s Heat by Missy Lyons/ publisher
In The Arms Of Danger by Jadyn Chelcee/publisher Eternal Press
Cassie’s Sheikh by Linda Sole/publisher Red Rose Publishing

The nominees for the short award are:

Dreams of Destiny by Taylor Kincaid/ Red Rose Publishing
Eleven Hour Fall by Robert Appleton/Eternal Press
French Twist by Sloane Taylor/ Eternal Press
One Night at the office by Raven Starr/Red Rose Publishing
Wicked Temptations by Tambra Kendall/ Whiskey Creek Press
Bound by Magic by Amanda Cummings Red Rose Publishing

Vote for your favourites!


Deb said...

OMG, Linda this is so hard all are wonderful books.. I am gooing to have to vote for
Long story
Tabitha Gray/ Witch's Heart
Short story
Sloane Taylor/French Twist

Good Luck everyone!

Tabitha Shay said...

Oh Wow!,I'm so thrilled that two of my books have been nominated, Witch's Heart and In The Arms of Danger, an author can't ask for much more, except to all the nominees and TY voters in advance for casting your votes my way...How exciting!!! And TY Red Roses for this honor.I'm speechless, but I can always write the*Hugs*...Tabs

Garland & Gould said...

Wow, Linda this is awesome. I feel so privledged these are all great books. Thanks so much for the nomination.

Debbie Gould

Sloane Taylor said...

Linda, what a suprise and honor! Thank you, Readers, for nominating French Twist. I'm over the moon here!!

My congratulations to all the nominees!!!

sandra-h said...

I'm thrilled to have a book in the running (Hide and Seek by Sandra Wilson) and thrilled too for all the other nominees. Thank you Red Roses, and anyone who votes for me. A Happy Christmas (early, I know, but surely appropriate) to everyone concerned.

Tara S Nichols said...

I'll go with French Twist by Sloane Taylor/ Eternal Press

but it is a splendid list of authors.

Tara S. Nichols

Unknown said...

This is a hard one because I know so many! LOL My choice after consideration is:

One Night at the office by Raven Starr/Red Rose Publishing

Rita Karnopp said...

It's great to see so many of my friends here... will enjoy voting! What lovely books.
Rita Karnopp

Unknown said...

These books all look so great! I'll vote for Infidelity by Debbie Gould of Red Rose Publishing, and One Night at the Office by Raven Starr.


Unknown said...

Wow, How do I narrow this down to just two?

Janice Seagraves said...

I'm voting for Infidelity by Debbie Gould of Red Rose Publishing.


Liz Hanbury said...

Wow! Thank you, Linda - I'm really thrilled The Paradise Will has been nominated! All the books sound wonderful ... congratulations and best of luck to the other nominees, and thank you again to Redrosesforauthors :)

Kristin Battestella said...

Wow! Congrats, Ladies!

Anonymous said...

Wow, this list is impressive. But I have to vote for Wicked Temptations by Tambra Kendall/ Whiskey Creek Press.

paulab said...

Definitely, Witch's Heart by Tabitha Shay.
Short Award: Eleven Hour Fall by Robert Appleton

Paula Gorgas

Laura @ Caninedesign said...

Witch’s Heart/Tabitha Shay/ publisher Eternal Press

Rita Gerlach said...

I cast my vote for Adam Loveday by Kate Tremayne. She's a fantastic author that has worked hard at the craft. Her covers are beautiful, and one was voted as a best cover in Stepping Stones Magazine for Writers.

Rita Gerlach

A quick-match tale of unexpected love . . . A fuse that burned rapidly.

Surrender the Wind ~ Coming to a bookstore near you in Autumn 2009


Stepping Stones Magazine for Writers:

Inspire / The Musings of a Historical Fiction Writer:

kate tremayne said...

It is a great thrill and an honour for ADAM LOVEDAY to be nominated. It was reissued this year and is the first of the currently available nine books in the Loveday series. A big thankyou to everyone who votes for me.

Tambra said...

Linda and review staff,

It was a tremendous surprise and honor to find Wicked Temptations nominated.

Many thanks for this privilege,
Tambra Kendall